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Benchmark Litigation Names Six Mintz Attorneys to 40 & Under List

Boston, MA – Benchmark Litigation has recognized six Mintz Members as leading litigation attorneys in its annual 40 & Under List. This recognition commemorates “the most notable up-and-coming litigation attorneys in the United States” who have “had a hand in some of their firms’ most noteworthy recent cases and have earned praise from clients and peers regarding the quality of their work.”

The following Mintz attorneys were selected for inclusion in their respective practice areas: 

Kelly Frey 

Mr. Frey is a skilled litigator who advises clients on a broad range of disputes involving commercial real estate and government regulation. He has extensive experience litigating complex lease disputes, commercial evictions, permits/zoning appeals, tax abatements, property valuations, government investigations, and administrative proceedings before state and federal agencies.

Jacob Hupart 

Mr. Hupart’s practice encompasses complex commercial litigation, including cases involving securities, employment, and environmental claims, as well as class action litigation, white collar criminal defense, and regulatory investigations. He has extensive experience representing clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, energy, education, and the media.

Emily Kanstroom Musgrave 

Ms. Musgrave is Co-Chair of the firm’s Appellate Practice Group. She leads clients through the appellate process, designing a successful appellate strategy, drafting briefs, and preparing for oral arguments. She also assists clients with amicus curiae submissions, including to the U.S. Supreme Court. Working as a litigator both at the trial and appellate phases, her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation across a variety of areas, including contract disputes, securities litigation and government investigations.

Rebecca Raphaelson

Ms. Raphaelson has represented property owners, developers, and general contractors in construction disputes in the public and private sectors. She has experience counseling clients on contract formation, project delays, terminations, mechanics’ liens, and defective work. Ms. Raphaelson has also drafted and negotiated general contractor and architect agreements, subcontracts, consultant agreements, construction management agreements, and other project-related documents. She has extensive experience with both AIA and custom construction forms and is effective in reaching consensus on critical contract language to mitigate risk for her clients.

Todd Rosenbaum

Mr. Rosenbaum maintains a diverse litigation practice, encompassing a wide range of general commercial litigation, securities litigation, white collar criminal defense, and government enforcement matters, as well as internal investigations. His specialties include close corporation disputes and class action defense. Mr. Rosenbaum has been an integral member of teams representing clients at the trial and appellate court levels, as well as in domestic arbitration.

Alec Zadek 

Alec has significant experience advising directors, officers, members, managers, and shareholders of closely-held businesses regarding their fiduciary duties, corporate governance, and indemnification rights and responsibilities. He also litigates and advises insurers concerning complex coverage issues and post-closing M&A disputes. Alec is well-known for his pro bono work in Massachusetts, which focuses primarily on representing survivors of sex trafficking and domestic violence and raising awareness of legal issues impacting survivors of human trafficking.

The attorneys named were selected through several phases of research including, the review of their recent case work, client feedback, and peer review in which the publication considers how attorneys at peer legal institutions might rank them. These attorneys have established themselves in their respective fields and have had a significant role in some of the firm’s most noteworthy cases.

In addition to this honor, Mintz also enjoys a number of firmwide rankings and further individual attorney recognition by Benchmark Litigation. Click here to learn more about the Benchmark 40 & Under List 2022.

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